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Google Q3 Earnings Call: Page Talks Up Google+ Google Q3 Earnings Call: Page Talks Up Google+
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Google released its Q3 earnings report today. The company reported $9.72 billion for the quarter, a 33% year-over-year increase. More on the financials here CEO Larry Page said in the report, “Google+ is now open to everyone and we just …

Google Q3 Earnings Released, $9.72 Billion in Revenue Google Q3 Earnings Released, $9.72 Billion in Revenue
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Google has released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating expectations. This includes $9.72 billion for the quarter, a 33% year-over-year increase. Larry Page also included a Google+ stat update. “We had a great quarter,” said Larry Page, CEO …

Google Q3 Earnings Set to Be Released Google Q3 Earnings Set to Be Released
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Today, Google will reveal its Q3 earnings report, followed by a call at 4:30 EST to discuss it. Update: Find the earnings report here. Google reported a 32% increase (year-over-year) in revenue in its Q2 report in July at a …

Google Gets Audited by the IRS Google Gets Audited by the IRS
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Government scrutiny is starting to go along with Google like grape jelly goes along with peanut butter. This time it’s not the DoJ or the FTC or the Senate, but the IRS – the United States Internal Revenue Service. A …

Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal

Last month, we looked at some chatter that was going around that AOL wants to merge with Yahoo, but that Yahoo was not too interested. A Bloomberg piece, citing “people familiar with the matter,” indicated that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong …

DuckDuckGo Ready to Go to the Next Level, Gets New Funding DuckDuckGo Ready to Go to the Next Level, Gets New Funding

DuckDuckGo just announced that Union Square Ventues is leading the company’s first round of funding. Other investors include:  Scott Banister, Jim Young, Jeff Miller, Joshua Schachter, Kal Vapuri, Joshua Stylman and Peter Hershberg. In a Union Square Ventures blog post, …

Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million) Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million)
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Blekko has secured a new $30 million investment from a mix of investors (some old, some new), including Russian search engine Yandex. CEO Rich Skrenta tells WebProNews, “Money will be used to expand and grow the service – hiring, infrastructure, …

Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy
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Google announced today that it is investing $75 million in a fund with Clean Power Finance to help up to 3,000 homeowners go solar, bringing the company’s total investment in clean energy to $850 million. “As we said when we …

Groupon IPO in October or November? Groupon IPO in October or November?
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There’s been a lot of bad press for Groupon lately. After an internal memo from CEO Andrew Mason trying to boost employee morale in response to the bad press, the SEC started questioning the company more, and its IPO was …

Google Affiliate Network Publishers Get Paid Faster Google Affiliate Network Publishers Get Paid Faster
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Starting next month, Google will pay publishers in the Google Affiliate Network more quickly – 30 days more quickly. The company announced that it is eliminating about a month’s time from its current payment schedule. “This enables publishers to be …

Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed
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It appears that Groupon is delaying its IPO. A report from the Wall Street Journal, citing “a person familiar with the matter,” indicates that the company has canceled its IPO roadshow and is “reassessing the timing” of the IPO, which …

Michael Arrington and AOL: What They’re Saying Michael Arrington and AOL: What They’re Saying

Update: Arrington is “not employed by Aol” according to this report quoting a Huffington Post spokesperson. Update 2: Peter Kafka at AllThingsD is reporting that Arrington is indeed an AOL employee, though he no longer works for AOL’s Huffington Post …

AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation
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As expected, Apple shares dropped following the news of CEO Steve Jobs’ resignation. In pre-market trading, shares declined by as much as 4%. At the time of this writing, they’re down -2.54% or -9.55 at 376.18. While Apple is expected …

HP to Explore PC Spin Off, Acquire Autonomy HP to Explore PC Spin Off, Acquire Autonomy

Update: HP has officially announced its intent to acquire Autonomy in what would amount to about $10.2 billion at $42.11 per share. The exact words of the announcement are that they have: “announced the terms of a recommended transaction under …

Demand Media Up, AOL Down Demand Media Up, AOL Down
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Demand Media and AOL have a lot in common, despite their very different histories. Web content is a very big part of both companies’ strategies, and both have had plenty of criticism. AOL’s strategy of late has tended to be …

Panda Not Too Big a Blow to Demand Media, 300K eHow Articles Removed Panda Not Too Big a Blow to Demand Media, 300K eHow Articles Removed
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Demand Media is moving right along past all of that Google Panda update stuff. The company acknowledged that it did have an impact on its revenue for the quarter as it released its Q2 earnings report, but drove home the …

Demand Media Earnings Released Demand Media Earnings Released

Demand Media has released its earnings for the second quarter. This includes a 32% revenue increase to $79.5 million, compared with $60.4 million for the same quarter last year. It also includes loss from operations of $0.9 million compared with …

AOL Earnings Report Released AOL Earnings Report Released

AOL released its earnings report for the second quarter this morning. Included was strong advertising growth, particularly in display. Global ad revenue grew $14.3 million from Q2 2010, though it was negatively impacted by $11.8 million related to $5.9 million …

LinkedIn Reports First Earnings as Public Company LinkedIn Reports First Earnings as Public Company
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LinkedIn released its first earnings report as a public company, and it wasn’t too shabby. They beat estimates and posted a 120% increase in revenue (YoY), and a new member increase of 61%. “In the second quarter, we saw record …

Twitter Gets More Funding, Expands Into 2 More Languages Twitter Gets More Funding, Expands Into 2 More Languages

Twitter announced that it has secured a “significant,” but unspecified new round of funding led by DST Global, with additional participation from existing Twitter investors. Twitter says it will use the money to innovate, hire and invest in international expansion. …

FairSearch Accuses Google of “Grossly” Exaggerating Contribution to Economy FairSearch Accuses Google of “Grossly” Exaggerating Contribution to Economy
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The FairSearch Coalition released a report today, which it calls “an independent critical analysis of reports released by Google about its purported 2009 and 2010 economic impact in the U.S.” Economist Allen Rosenfeld was commissioned by FairSearch to review Google’s …